Tagged: Environment Levy

Council’s Backyard Burning Map App praised at Environment Awards

December 21, 2018Posted in: Environment

Southern Highlands

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s recently introduced Backyard Burning Map App has taken home a major award at this this month’s NSW Local Government (LGNSW) Excellence in the Environment Awards. Launched in February 2018 the Backyard Burning Map App was designed in-house by Council staff in a bid to make the backyard burning rules easier to understand....

Council Bushcare team transform local waterway

September 18, 2018Posted in: Environment

Following twelve months of Council-led rehabilitation works, native bushland is again flourishing on the banks of three of the Shire’s most important waterways. Stage one of a three-year project targeting degraded bushland along the Gibbergunyah, Ironmines and Chinamans Creeks recently concluded with Council’s Bushcare team declaring the first year’s efforts a success. “After twelve months...

Demystifying energy at Moss Vale

July 13, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Moss Vale on Wednesday 25 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...

‘Bag It’ documentary comes to Bundanoon and Mittagong

July 10, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

In celebration of Plastic Free July Wingecarribee Shire Council will be hosting a dual screening of the environmental documentary ‘Bag It’. The first screening of the award-winning documentary will take place at the Bundanoon Soldiers Memorial Hall on Saturday 14 July and the second at the Mittagong Playhouse on Sunday 29 July. Doors for both...

Demystifying energy at Hill Top

June 22, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Hill Top on Wednesday 4 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...